How to Use Finder on Mac with latest macOS Sonoma, Ventura

You must know that the Finder works on macOS [New Update] because One of the major updates from macOS is in Finder. The Finder is upgraded to a whole new level to make mac more convenient for users. Now your desktop will be neat and clean because with the help of stacks you can combine folders and files. Now, Mac users can manage Offline and Online Files on Finder [Enable iCloud Drive on Finder and Enable iCloud Collaboration folder in Finder sidebar – All Shared Documents and Files are in one place]

With QuickLook, you can take Actions on the file right from there without opening that file, and even you can edit too. There more waiting for you in Finder thanks to Mojave, continue reading you should know about features.

How Does Finder Works on MacOS?

How to Use Stacks in macOS

Step 1: On the top, you will see“Menu Bar”, there click on “View”. There should not be any app running in the foreground.

Step 2: Tap “Use Stacks”.

Step 3: Control-click, two-finger-click or right-click on the screen.

Step 4: Now, you have to click on “Group Stacks By”. Choose as per your convenience, Kind, Date Added, Date Created, Tags, and Date Last Opened.

Step 1: To open a new finder window, click on the “Finder” icon.

Step 2: Locate the section or folder that you want to see.

Step 3: Tap the “Gallery View” button, on the finder window, which is on the right side of it.

How to Use QuickActions in Mac

Step 1: Open new Finder window by clicking on the “Finder” icon.

Step 2: Select the “View”.

Step 3: Select the files or file on which you want to perform QuickAction.

Step 4: If you don’t find Preview pane, click on “View” from the Menu Bar.

Step 5: Tap “Show Preview”.

Step 6: Now to perform QuickAction on files, select the Actions available located on the lower level of Preview Pane.

Step 7: To explore more actions click on “More”.

How to View file metadata in mac

Step 1: Tap “Finder” icon and open new window.

Step 2: Select the “View”.

Step 3: Tap on “File”, from which you want to use information.

Step 4: Tap “View” from the Menu Bar.

Step 5: Tap “Show Preview”.

Step 6: Now, Tap “Show More” to see extra metadata.

How to use QuickLook in mac

Step 1: Tap on “Finder” icon on your desktop.

Step 2: Select the “View”.

Step 3: Select the file for QuickLook.

Step 4: To bring up QuickLook, click on “Space Bar”.

Step 5: Tap on “Action” button to perform different Actions on file. What activity you can perform and what the button would look like depends on the type of file.

  • The files would have“Markup” button which would allow you to write, highlight and draw on documents and images. You can even add text boxes and sign documents.
  • Besides, you can even rotate or crop the pictures.
  • To edit audio or video file, you would have a trim button. Press and then move the slider for QuickLook preview for trimming the audio or video length.

Step 6: When you are done with QuickLook tap “Spacebar” again.

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